Baptist Health Systems is the parent company of Baptist Medical Center, The Mississippi Hospital for Restorative Care, Baptist Medical Center Leake and a number of related healthcare services and programs. From its beginnings in 1908 as Jackson’s first hospital, Baptist has continuously provided quality, compassionate, Christian-based medical care. A 15-member Board of Trustees, consisting of local business leaders, physicians and clergy, governs Baptist. Our medical staff includes approximately 450 board certified physicians representing more than 50 medical specialties.
HealthGrades listed Baptist among “America’s 100 Best” hospitals in orthopedic surgery, joint replacement, general surgery, prostatectomy and gastrointestinal care.
than any other hospital in Jackson in 2013, as recognized by HealthGrades.
Baptist is the only hospital in Mississippi to earn The Joint Commission’s (JC) Disease Specific Certification for Acute Coronary Syndrome, Heart Failure, Outpatient Diabetes, and Breast Cancer. Baptist also earned Advance Certification for its Primary Stroke Center.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi named Baptist as Mississippi’s only Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement.
Baptist’s Center for Breast Health was the first in Mississippi to receive accreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers.
Baptist treats more Cancer patients than any hospital in Mississippi, and is designated as a Comprehensive Community Cancer Program by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons.
Baptist Medical Center is a well-known and well-respected destination for healthcare, treating patients from all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Although our primary service area is Central Mississippi, in particular Hinds, Madison and Rankin Counties, annually Baptist has patients from all 82 counties in Mississippi.
Baptist Medical Clinic is a network of primary care and specialty clinics located throughout the metro Jackson area.
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